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Andrea Dickson at KDPR on andrea@kdpr.com.au or phone 07 3136 2555.

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  • Brisbane Powerhouse launches a new space, ThinkLab at River Studio for creatives

    “An innovative partnership with Brisbane’s leading design firm Luxxbox and Brisbane Powerhouse has resulted in ThinkLab at River Studio – a first-of-its-kind space designed to foster creative momentum and encourage design thinking”

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  • Ideas

    PLAY WITH VIDEO GAMES, VIRTUAL REALITY AND ELECTRONIC ART AT IRL DIGITAL FESTIVAL

    Brisbane Powerhouse presents IRL Digital Festival: interactive art and gaming playground. Virtual reality, laser shows, video games, electronic art, and a beatboxer clashing with an orchestra – these are just some of the experiences on offer at the inaugural IRL Digital Festival from Thursday 7 to Sunday 17 May 2015 at Brisbane Powerhouse. According to […]

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  • MZAZA

    Thu 26 March Brisbane Powerhouse, QLD w/ the Ewan MacKenzie Trio TICKETED http://brisbanepowerhouse.org/events/2015/03/26/mzaza-friends-ghosts-album-launch/   With first single ‘Enfants du Chemin (Children of the Road) already nominated for Best Song [World] in the upcoming Queensland Music Awards, anticipation is growing for the release of Mzaza’s second LP Ghosts. A mix of originals and reworked traditional pieces, heavily […]


  • RETURN SEASON : THE DEVIL WEARS LEIGH BUCHANAN

    Brisbane’s favourite sharp-tongued socialite, Leigh Buchanan, returns in his hysterical hit cabaret that celebrates the Aussie celebrity and his love of a good stiletto. The Devil Wears Leigh Buchanan is a nod to Leigh’s fashion background; chic on the outside with a whole lot of cheeky little devil on the inside. The cabaret weaves stories, […]


  • Theatre

    THE DEATH OF KINGS COMES TO QUEENSLAND FOR WORLD AIDS DAY

    BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND – New play The Death of Kings written by Colette F. Keen and directed by Adam Deusien will showcase in Brisbane at the Powerhouse theatre on November 29th as part of Queensland World AIDS Day 2014. Following successful seasons at the 2014 Sydney Mardi Gras and the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, the […]


  • Markets

    DISCOVER THE UNDISCOVERED INDONESIAN CULTURE AT PESTA RAKYAT 2014

    “Uncover many wonders of Indonesia beyond the indigenous culture. Enjoy the cultural beauty of Indonesia through festivity, wrapped in colourful art, dance, and music.” Brisbane, 3 September 2014 – Queensland’s largest annual Indonesian cultural event organised by Indonesian Students Association of Australia, Pesta Rakyat (People’s Party) 2014, will be held on September 14th, 2014. The […]

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  • Visual

    MYTHOGRAPHIES: AN EXHIBITION BY MIK SHIDA

    A collection of new paintings and hardwood sculptural works by one of Australia’s most exciting young street artists Mik Shida. Kicking off his painting career in Brisbane in mid 2000’s, Shida’s distinctive style is now recognised internationally, having created ethereal works in both galleries and outdoor spaces across the globe. Often collaborating with some of […]


  • BRISBANE POWERHOUSE CALLS FOR ARTISTS TO BE PART OF NEW FESTIVAL

    Brisbane audiences will be treated to an explosive carnival of alternative comedy, cabaret, circus and music when Brisbane Powerhouse presents Wonderland from Friday 5 – Sunday 14 December 2014. Tickets for headline shows will go on sale in the coming weeks, with a callout for additional artist submissions opening today. During Wonderland the outdoor Powerhouse […]

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  • NINE TIME GRAMMY WINNER JANIS SIEGEL SET TO TOUR AUSTRALIA IN JUNE

    Nine  Time Grammy Winner Janis Siegel (of Manhattan Transfer) Set to Tour Australia in June in Support of New Album NightSongs:  A Late Night Interlude (Palmetto Records) Janis’ First Solo Album in Seven Years Features Interpretations of Randy Newman, Jobim, Jorge Drexler, Janelle Monae & More ****** SUNDAY 29 JUNE | BRISBANE POWERHOUSE – POWERHOUSE THEATRE 7.30PM […]


  • DIGITAL MEETS TANGIBLE WITH IRL FESTIVAL – COMING TO BRISBANE POWERHOUSE IN MAY 2015

    Get ready to power-up Brisbane, the digital playground of IRL is coming!  Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse, IRL (“In Real Life”, for those not literate in SMS-speak) will be a festival celebrating the convergence between live arts and digital and gaming culture, and is set to take over the venue in May 2015. Designed to offer […]

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  • JENNIFER FLOWERS BRINGS SEX WITH STRANGERS TO BRISBANE WITH THOMAS LARKIN AND VERONICA NEAVE

    The tussle between generations, the digital revolution and the near impossibility of reinventing oneself when the past is just a click away – these are just a few of the juicy issues that will be under the spotlight when Brisbane Powerhouse presents Laura Eason’s contemporary play Sex With Strangers from Thursday 17 – Saturday 26 […]

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  • THE TOPP TWINS

    Wed 9 July | NEWCASTLE Wests New Lambton Fri 11 July | TWEED HEADS Twin Towns Services Club Sun 13 July | BRISBANE Powerhouse  “New Zealand’s finest artistic export since lamb cutlets.” Glasgow Herald “Sheer Joy…They’re the Tops.” Financial Times London “Break down doors to see them.” The Age Melbourne  New Zealand’s national treasures, The […]

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